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Customer's Choice 2015

The Shippen

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Gooseham, near Bude
Grade 5 Star rating
Customer's Choice 2015
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Dating back to the 1700s, this cosy retreat is close to Trust woodland and Marsland Mouth, with Bude further afield.

Standing alone within a peaceful hamlet, this sympathetic, single-storey barn conversion dates back to the 1700s and has some facilities for less mobile guests. A warm and cosy retreat, it has been decorated and furnished with flair and enjoys sole use of a sitting-out area. A 1½-mile walk through Trust woodland leads to the coast at Marsland Mouth, with its beautiful combe and river. Sandy beach, 5 miles, and riding stables 100 yards. Fishing close by. Bude, 10 miles, for shops, leisure centre, tennis, golf and beach. Shops 4 miles, pub 1½ miles.

All on ground floor: Living room. Kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double (four poster), 1 twin with sloping ceiling. Wetroom with bath and toilet (Jack ’n’ Jill access from both bedrooms). Most rooms with terracotta tiled floor.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Oil underfloor central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. High chair. Blu-ray. Stereo/CD. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Patio and furniture. Barbecue. Parking. No smoking. NB: Unfenced pond and stream in owner’s gardens.

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  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Detached PropertyDetached Property
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Ground Floor FacilitiesGround Floor Facilities
  • Customer's choiceCustomer's choice
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Woodburning StoveWoodburning Stove
  • Christmas Themed CottageChristmas Themed Cottage
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Coastal PropertyCoastal Property
  • Car Parking - On SiteCar Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 17/09/2016
    Very well presented cottage, with a good welcome from the owners. A good base to see the coast and other Cornwall/Devon attractions.

  • 7

    Confirmed guest, 10/09/2016
    We would recommend this property. We would not use the property again as we have toured all the surrounding area of Cornwall/Devon.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 06/08/2016
    Lovely cosy well equipped cottage and friendly helpful owners.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 30/07/2016
    A nice cottage in a nice rural location. Very friendly owners who welcomed us very warmly. We found the cottage rather shabby chic which other reviewers seem to like. In our opinion though, for the price paid and a five star recommendation, a little modernisation might be nice and the bathroom could do with a refurbishment. Otherwise, all okay.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 09/07/2016
    A great place to stay, from the very warm welcome by the owners to the comfort of the cottage with all the facilities we could want, being ideal for those less able. We were within easy distance to Bude and other local sites including a very short drive to Morwenstow and the coast. We would certainly stay again.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 07/05/2016
    The Shippen is lovely, it had everything we needed for a relaxing holiday. The owners Andy & Pam were very friendly and helpful but also respected our privacy. They have made the cottage into a perfect little retreat, and of course the location deep in the north Cornish countryside is glorious!

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 09/04/2016
    It was a very comfortable cottage with plenty of space The owners were very accomadating and provided a lovely Cream tea when we arrived perfect after such a long journey !! The cottage was furnished to a very high standard !!

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8.9 out of 10 – based on 8 reviews collected by Reevoo
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